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Blake Lively's 'Antique Grandma' Manicure Is the Ultimate Fall Nail Look—Here's How to Recreate It Sustainably

Blake Lively's "antique grandma" manicure is officially taking over the internet. Here's how to do it yourself, sustainably.

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Written by
Calin Van Paris
Autumn breeds visual inspiration. From vibrant foliage to moody weather to a general want of sparkle, dreamy details are everywhere, making now the ideal opportunity to try your hand at some of the season's most eye-catching (and eco-friendly) fall
nail looks
If you're in need of a manicure muse, you're in luck: Blake Lively's latest nail art combines autumn's hues and our collective appreciation of
vintage interiors
. Behold the "antique grandma" nails.

Get Blake Lively's 'Antique Grandma' Nail Look

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Photo: Blake Lively,
Whether you're a master of nail art or simply want to take an inspo shot to your nearest salon, Lively's manicure is the ideal jumping-off point for your next fall nail look.
Lively shared a photo of the look in a recent Instagram story, causing beauty enthusiasts everywhere to add it to their "must-try" lists. Deftly executed by nail artist
Elle Gerstein
—and inspired by wallpaper from British brand
House of Hackney
—the actress's mani is a study in autumnal color.
Swipe on a chartreuse or buttery gold base and adorn with swipes of muted greens, browns, and burnished burgundy, all finished with touches of metallic gold. Or, invest in all of the included shades and use for solid looks all season.
Here, five sustainable options to help you create the ultimate fall nail looks.

5 Eco-Friendly Polishes for Your Fall Nail Needs

1. Cote Nail Polish in No. 59 Green Chartreuse, $18

The base of your Blake-inspired mani calls for the perfect chartreuse. This option from Cote is
and cruelty-free, with a formula that eschews major toxins, too.
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2. Ella + Mila Nail Polish in Cup O'Latte, $11

This coffee-inspired hue is warming and chic—the ideal autumnal color. Plus, the polish is vegan, cruelty-free, PETA and Leaping Bunny-certified, 17-free, and made in the United States.
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3. Kure Bazaar Nail Polish in Khaki, $18

Apply some Lively-esque leaves Kure's organic polish, crafted from 85% natural ingredients. A bonus of this shade? It will wear well year-round.
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4. Nails Inc. Plant Power Polish in Flex my Complex, $10

This rich, plant-powered burgundy is perfect for detailing—or as a statement-making standalone. The extreme long-wear formula is vegan and cruelty-free. Bonus: The cap is
and sustainably made.
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5. Smith & Cult Nail Color in Shattered Souls, $18

The ideal finishing touch? A speckling of gold glitter—and this one is vegan and cruelty-free.
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